<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:20:57 -0700 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:20:57 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Encinitas Mayor to Run for Dave Roberts' Board Seat]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:57:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kristin+gaspar+mayor+encinitas+08312015.jpg
Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has announced she will run for embattled Dave Roberts' Board of Supervisor seat representing the 3rd District.

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<![CDATA[Strawberry Company Owner Speaks About Development]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:42:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/agua+hedionda+7.jpg
The Carlsbad City Council approved the controversial retail development after protesters gathered at City Hall to ask officials to deny it.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Says Biden Has 'Very Difficult' Decision]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:16:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_697432409813.jpg
Hillary Clinton pledged to run her campaign as usual, in spite of speculation about Vice President Joe Biden joining the race. Clinton said Biden has a "very difficult decision" to make about the 2016...

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<![CDATA['I'm Not a Bully': Trump Defends Ejecting Anchor]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:57:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_865379311727-ramos-trump-iowa.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wrangled with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos over his immigration policies in an extended — and occasionally personal — exchange, leading to the journalist's...

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<![CDATA[Carlsbad City Council Approves Agua Hedionda Lagoon Project]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:20:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lagoon-Paddleboard-0609.jpg
The Carlsbad City Council approved a controversial retail development after protesters gathered at City Hall to ask officials to deny it.

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<![CDATA[Fox Chief Defends Kelly, Says Trump Should Apologize]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:49:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trump-kelly-AP_511867665203.jpg
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing

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<![CDATA[Trump Doubles Down on Building Border Wall at Ala. Rally]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:01:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484797712-Trump-Alabama-Rally.jpg
Thousands of people showed up to hear Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump speak at an Alabama rally Friday, in which the business tycoon vowed, "we're going to make America better than it's...

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<![CDATA[Trump Poses With Bald Eagle for Time Magazine]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:20:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/212*120/Trump-Time-Cover.jpg
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump posed with a bald eagle at his New York City office for a spread in this week’s issue of Time magazine. The 27-year-old eagle, named uncle Sam, was flown in from Texas and...
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<![CDATA[Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:17:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/scott+walker+new.jpg
Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin and GOP presidential candidate, said Monday that he agrees with Donald Trump's position that the United States should end the practice of allowing children...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 22:12:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_331484957977.jpg
Bernie Sanders may not leave Iowa as popular as the pork chop on a stick or fried PBJ — but the Democratic candidate rolled into the Iowa State Fair to a crowd that wrapped around to the back of the soapbox...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go']]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 05:17:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_879695016320.jpg
Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants from the U.S. as president, he said in an exclusive interview with NBC's Chuck Todd. "We're...

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<![CDATA[Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown']]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:57:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Michigan.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his numbers in the state are slipping. Trump hosted a packed rally at Winnacunnet High School...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John']]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:44:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_464150734673.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked ISIS executioner, accusing Democrats of "having fun" as foreign policy crises erupt around...

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<![CDATA[Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:19:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/al+gore+serious.jpg
Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top Democratic Party source told NBC News. A BuzzFeed report Thursday claimed that Gore's...

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<![CDATA[Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:43:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-451068965.jpg
Joe Biden has been calling close friends to discuss the possibility of becoming a presidential candidate for the 2016 election, a longtime Democratic operative and a source close to the vice president told...]]>
<![CDATA[Gov. Brown Commends San Diegans for Conserving Water]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:26:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gov+jerry+brown+san+diego+mayor+kevin+faulconer.jpg
California Governor Jerry Brown will be in San Diego Tuesday. NBC7's Gene Cubbison reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Reveals Stadium Financing Plan, Renderings]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:08:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4PM_TOSS_STADIUM_PLAN_U_KNSD708C_1200x675_501688387807.jpg
It will be a busy week for all things Chargers.
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<![CDATA[Trump on Megyn Kelly: 'What I Said Was Appropriate']]> Sun, 09 Aug 2015 08:35:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_244099086617.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wasn't backing away Sunday morning from his "blood" comment regarding Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, that prompted the host of the conservative gathering RedState to...

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<![CDATA['Bulletproof': Female Trump Staffer Dismisses Critics]]> Sun, 09 Aug 2015 06:18:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_7695882324921.jpg
The female co-chair of Donald Trump's Iowa campaign slammed those who have criticized the real estate mogul's remarks about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly as sexist and inappropriate. Trump sparked outrage when he...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Visits La Jolla]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:27:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Clinton-Misty-Moore-IMG_1188.jpg
Hillary Clinton visited the La Jolla home of Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs Friday.

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